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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Ahu Akivi provides one of the most breathtaking examples of the Moai on Easter Island. It is told that they are representative of the seven explorers who came to the island to make way for the King Hotu Matu’a. Unlike the other Moai on the...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The seven Moai here are the only ones on the island facing the sea. It is thought that they may commemorate the Polynesian explorers of kings who first came to the island. They stand looking back toward the Marquesas from which they came. Excellent and...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

First day in Easter Island was wet. Was disapointing. Then dried out. Next 3 days were dry & only rained at night. I took a tour to Ahu Akivi. A sacred place. The first 7 young tribe's men, went ahead of the fleet, to arrive...More

Thank blandimportscom
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Nothing out of the ordinary, once you have seen many moais, except for the inland location. A nice sidetrip, if you have the time.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 7 June 2017

During my journey through Rapa Nui, l learned that virtually all of the Moai face inland, away from the ocean. So, it was fascinating to finally see Ahu Akivi. The 7 Moai on this Ahu face the ocean. My Rapa Nui guide advised that the...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The seven moaïs are impressive. The site was restored with precision. The moaïs are facing inland because they represent the seven explorers that where sent by the king (think polynesia) to discover the island. One of the most interesting site on the island. Worth your...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 27 May 2017

1 of the most impressive platform of statues on the island and I guess therefore the world. I ended up visiting this twice, first was by car and second entirely by accent on foot. I walked from Hanga Roa to Terevaka and on the way...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

These are only moabs situated inland, instead of along the seashore. These are explorers. A good place to visit for nice pictures. Amazing!

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 7 May 2017

looking out towards the Pacific Ocean , but not so near the ocean. worth the visit, a nice platform of seven Moai.

Thank VitorHR
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

These moai are unusual as they are facing the sea rather than facing inland. A pleasant, quiet visit as this isn't as popular with tour groups. It was also interesting to see inland areas. Nearby... just up the road are the Te Ana caves which...More

Thank TravellingOrange
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2 November 2015|
Response from A S | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend for you to do this. If you're looking for a nice sunset setting, I'd rather recommend Atahai, just (south) outside Hanga Roa, close to the cemetery. In fact, many say this is the best place to watch a... More
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